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Province of France: “A day with the sisters” in Orleans

imageOn 5 March, the Orleans community welcomed a small group of secondary school students for the day. Inspired by the formula of “24 hours with the sisters” lived for years with the communities of Bondy…

Laudato Si’ Week 2022

imageLaudato Si’ Week 2022, to be held May 22-29, will mark the seventh anniversary of Pope Francis’ landmark encyclical on creation care. This global celebration will unite Catholics to listen and…

West African Province: Spiritual reading, a pillar of the contemplative life at the Assumption!

imageI have just read “Au gré de sa grâce”, a book on prayer by André Louf. This is a work that I liked very much. While reading it I was deeply touched and I felt myself reached in the most intimate way…

56th World Day of Social Communications

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Dear brothers and sisters,

Last year we reflected on the need to “Come and See” in order to discover reality and be able to recount it…

International Session of Preparation for Perpetual Vows 2022 – Week 4

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Week 4 –Sunday May 1st  – Sunday May 8th, 2022

Here we are at the beginning of May, God continues to enrich us in our session through the various speakers…

“Towards a Synodal Model of Leadership – Insight from John’s Gospel”

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Rekha M. Chennattu, R.A.
6 May 2022

Extract from his remarks during the 46th General Chapter.

Some Practical Implications…

USA Province: Philadelphia, Stations of the Cross for Ukraine

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On April 3, some 100 people gathered at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Philadelphia to pray the “Stations of the Cross for…

Two Final Professions in the Time of Pandemic

image….and both of these were held in Mindanao:

Sr. Anne Catherine of the Good Shepherd gave her definitive YES to the Lord on December 8, 2021, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, in St….

International Session of Preparation for Perpetual Vows 2022 – Week 3

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Week 3 – Sunday April 24th- Sunday May 1st, 2022

We are grateful to be in the Mother land of our foundress and our founding sisters. To understand, experience…

Mexico Province: Our mission as Religious of the Assumption in Puebla

imageIn the summer of 1998, we received an invitation from the then Bishop of the Archdiocese of Puebla, Monsignor Rosendo Huesca, to found a Community of Religious of the Assumption, with the mission of accompanying…

Editorial #Assumpta n º7

image“The Assumption charism in West Africa is to be artisans of a more humane, more just, and more united African society.”

The Assumption charism in West Africa is to be artisans…

International Session of Preparation for Perpetual Vows 2022 – Week 2

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In this second week of Easter, we rejoice that the Risen Jesus comes to meet us, personally, communally and in our concrete mission, giving us the hope of peace and sending us to…

Province of India: Easter Reflection

image“The Risen Lord makes us instrument of God’s mercy and Peace, makes us Patient And courageous artisans of a new social order.”

Pope Francis

 

Province of Rwanda – Chad: L-cnda for a transformative education

imageL-CNDA FOR A TRANSFORMATIVE EDUCATION

Like a mustard seed, the transformative education sown at the Lycée-Collège Notre Dame de l’Assomption is bearing fruit. In its early days, the college…

DROPS OF COMMUNION AND HOPE

image“…the Kingdom of God is like a man sowing seeds in the ground. Whether he is asleep or awake… the nights and days go by, and without him knowing how, the seed sprouts and grows”. Mk. 4,27

Since…

Community passover meal in East Africa

imageAs a family, the Moshi Town community celebrated the Passover meal which marked the beginning of the Easter Triduum; the commemoration of the crucifixion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. All the…

Preparation session for perpetual vows – Auteuil 2022

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What grace!!!

It is always good to recognize ourselves as brothers and sisters on the road of our lives. It is in this perspective that we would like to share the joy we…

Happy Easter

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HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

The women saw.  The first proclamation of the resurrection was not a statement to be…

Pope Francis’ Palm Sunday Homily

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HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS

On Calvary, two ways of thinking collided.  In the Gospel, the words of the crucified…

Father Francis of Assisi Hategekimana, friend and protector of the Batwa

imageThree weeks ago, we were saddened to learn of the death on 17 August of Fr Francis of Assisi, a priest from the diocese of Cyangugu, Rwanda. The BGSD had been in contact with him since 2015 and had financed…